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CINCINNATI - As the college and NFL seasons wind down, Cincinnati footballfans still have a season to look forward to as the CincinnatiCommando have begun preseason preparations this week.
With a perfect 8-0 season, the Commandos brought homeCincinnati's first-ever professional football title in 2010. Headcoach Billy Back along with coach Brian Wells, who shared theContinental Indoor Football League Co-Coach of the Year title in2010, will both return with a newly-signed group oflocally-renowned players.
Among the new additions to the lineup is former Bengals widereceiver, Peter Warrick. Warrick, who starred at Florida State, wasa first-round draft pick of the Bengals in 2000 and played fiveseasons in Cincinnati.
Other newly-signed players include quarterback Tyler Sheehan(formerly of the Houston Texans), defensive lineman DerrickCrawford (Cincinnati Bengals), Maurice Lee (Ohio State) and BrandonHarrison (University of Michigan).
The Commandos will again call Cincinnati Gardens home for the2011 season beginning in late February. Season tickets, including anew option for children, go on sale Monday, Nov. 22 and areavailable through the Cincinnati Gardens box office.
Open tryouts were held on Oct. 24 at Wall2Wall Soccer inMason and will be held again Dec. 5.
More information about tickets and tryouts is available at Cincinnaticommandos.com.
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